It’s Your Business: This Is the Way We Play

Play gives school nutrition team leaders power and purpose—even during a pandemic.

It isn’t winter, but snowballs are flying through the air. It isn’t Halloween, but people are dressed as carrots and pea pods, milk cartons and pizza. It isn’t prom season, but people are dancing. Students aren’t picking up meals from the cafeteria, but getting them delivered to their car by an inflatable pink unicorn in front of the school.

What’s going on? This is the kind of fun you find in the kitchens, cafeterias, curbsides and offices of school meal operations in Greeley-Evans Weld County (Colo.) School District 6, Londonderry (N.H.) School District, San Angelo (Texas) Independent School District and thousands of other school systems, too. Why? Because play’s the thing that makes K-12 a one-of-a-kind foodservice segment...

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